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The Dio – Dining and Entertainment

The Dio – Dining & Entertainment is Southeast Michigan’s premier dinner theater, combining new and classic works with a family-style buffet dinner.

Founded by Steve DeBruyne and Matthew Tomich, The Dio has produced several popular shows, including “Violet,” “Dracula,” “Bus Stop” and “Always A Bridesmaid,” as well as original works including “Home For The Holidays.”

The Dio’s shows have received multiple Wilde Awards and nominations including Best Musical, Best Actress in a Musical, Best Actor in a Musical, Best Music Director in a Musical.

The Dio

Performance address:

177 E. Main St.
Pinckney, MI 48169

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Monday - Saturday: Noon - 2 p.m.

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‘Bridges of Madison County’ opens at The Dio April 21

Preview March 29, 2017
PINCKNEY, Mich.–The Dio – Dining & Entertainment is presenting The Bridges of Madison County, with an opening night of April 7 and running through May... Continue Reading

It’s never too cold to go ‘Barefoot in the Park’ at The Dio

Review February 05, 2017
PINCKNEY, Mich. – Neil Simon’s Barefoot in the Park first performed on Broadway in 1963, but almost 54 years later the script holds up just... Continue Reading

Neil Simon coming up at The Dio

Preview January 25, 2017
The Dio – Dining & Entertainment presents the classic Broadway comedy, Barefoot in the Park, by Neil Simon, directed by Greg Bailey, February 2 through March 5,... Continue Reading

“Home For The Holidays” remains sweet as candy canes and chocolate kisses

Review December 26, 2016
PINCKNEY, Mich. – I could see the wear in Steve DeBruyne’s face as he waited tables at the Dio Dinner & Entertainment two days before... Continue Reading

The Dio–Dining & Entertainment announces 2017 season

Season Announcement October 26, 2016
The Dio–Dining & Entertainment has announced their 2017 theatre season which includes two plays and three musicals. 2017 will mark The Dio’s fourth full year... Continue Reading